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Tag: Virtualization

Virtualization, in computing, refers to the act of creating a virtual (rather than actual) version of something, including but not limited to a virtual computer hardware platform, operating system (OS), storage device, or computer network resources.

The term “virtualization” traces its roots to 1960s mainframes, during which it was a method of logically dividing the mainframes’ resources for different applications. Since then, the meaning of the term has evolved to the aforementioned

Resizing your VMFS

I’ve been developing an automation scripts to provision and expand VMFS Datastore. Expand not Extent… I increased the storage volume size…

Backup Disk : Vss Hardware Provider using Disk Shadow

VSS hardware provider can be initiate and test using DiskShadow Commands Open the Powershell and Enter Diskshadow PS C:\Users\Administrator> diskshadow…

Backup types – Inconsistent, App consistent, crash consistent

Inconsistent Backup The oldest type of backup probably not consistent. The process of taking the backup was so simple, backup…

Login using Active Directory credentials vSphere web client 5.5 (Domain is not listed in Permission)

VMware vCenter 5.1 and before the default behavior was to allow all domain admins to login and administrate your ESXi…

Setup iSCSI target server in Ubuntu

Setup Environment I have one Ubuntu server for iSCSI target and one Windows Machine for Initiator Target Server vignesh@vignesh-server:~$ sudo…

VMware ESXi Logs Location and use cases

This is reference article for VMware ESXi 5.x logs, their locations and use-cases. Log File Location Description Troubleshooting /var/log/auth.log ESXi…

VMware vCenter 5.5 – You do not have permission to login to the server

VMware Vcenter 5.1 and before the default behaviour was to allow all domain admins to login and administrate your ESXi…

Extract host information from within a VM Self configuration and OVF Environment

The OVF in vSphere is not just about deployment and packaging. There is also a runtime part, namely the OVF…

Install VMware Tool in Virtual Ubuntu Guest

VMware Tools is a suite of utilities that enhances the performance of the virtual machine’s guest operating system and improves…

Enable / Disable VMware VAAI Plugin in ESXi Host

There are two ways to enable / diable VAAI plugin, One via command line and one via vSphere Client UI…

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